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Several now live abroad, and plenty have moved to other parts of the UK.
I miss having girlfriends to call for a quick coffee, or to meet after work for a drink.
Swallowing my doubts – and fears of being rejected – I ‘add’ half a dozen women on each site.
Alice-Azania Jarvis tries the online option – with surprising results.
Earlier this year, I left my job at a newspaper to go freelance.
Some specify what they want friends for – coastal walks, or visiting museums. I keep mine fairly short, mentioning a few interests – yoga, eating out, running – and explaining my reasons for signing up.
Profile done, there’s nothing for it but to start contacting potential friends.
Second Chances is a great way to find new friends or partners, for fun, dating and long term relationships. You can also find new friends through our own privately hosted anonymous email system.
This lets you communicate with other members to find out more about each other and develop a relationship.
All of which is why, one recent Saturday afternoon, I signed up to two websites: Girlfriend Social (girlfriendsocial.com) and Citysocializer (citysocializer.com). You create a profile by uploading a photo, writing a biography and filling in your age and location. You can ‘add’ people who appeal, and send messages inviting them to meet. Relatively new to the UK, ‘friendship dating’ is all the rage in the US. As we grow up and settle into routines, opportunities to meet new people become scarcer.
We already use the internet to find romantic partners. That’s all fine in theory, but I’ve not gone looking for friends since university freshers’ week and find myself gripped by the same anxieties.
I agonise over my profile picture and consider taking a selfie before deciding it’ll look too staged.Scrolling through others’ biographies, I’m struck by the level of detail many go into.